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When your team wins Olympic gold—but you’re not there

Olympic athletes train for years, some missing medals by milliseconds. Victoria rower Rebecca Zimmerman missed her shot at gold for another reason

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Everything you need to know about the FIBA Olympic Qualifying basketball tournament

By Cameron Welch
Jun 30, 2021

BC hosts its most important basketball games ever—and its first major sport event since lockdown

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Vancouver Island's Olympic athletes, in photos

By James MacDonald
May 14, 2021

We checked in with the athletes who live, work, and train on the Island as they prepare for the upcoming games

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West Shore rugby players take stand against toxic high-performance culture at Rugby Canada

By Nina Grossman
May 4, 2021

Athletes decry culture of 'anxiety, depression, racism, eating disorders, low self-worth, [and] mental illness'

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How local athletes are coping with the maddening limbo of the Olympic postponement

By Ben Waterworth
Nov 19, 2020

It’s a delicate dance to be at one’s peak in time for the games, and a delay can throw that into jeopardy